Marijuana, heroin, and morphine were all available over the counter at local corner drugstores. Back then pharmacists said, “Heroin clears the complexion, gives buoyancy to the mind, regulates the stomach, bowels, and is, in fact, a perfect guardian of health!” (Shocking?) Eighteen percent of households had at least one full-time servant or domestic help. There were about 230 ‘reported’ murders in the entire country. 


The good old days?